Publicado por: pongpesca | 2018/11/30

We can eat our fish and fight climate change too

We can eat our fish and fight climate change too“Kwan Phayao, a large, crescent moon of a lake in Northern Thailand, is home to about 50 fish species, several hundred small-scale farmers and fishers, and the city of Phayao, where 18,000 people live.
The lake has always been important to local people for fishing, but today, the lake’s fisheries are at the centre of the local economy and food system.
Fish are a highly nutritious and, in many cases, a very sustainable source of protein. Following the release of the latest climate change report by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), many are talking about reducing their meat —and therefore protein —consumption. For some reason, fish and other seafood are repeatedly left out of conversations about how to build more sustainable and climate-friendly food systems.”

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Fonte: Phys.org, 28 de novembro de 2018


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